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Re: Advise on backing up files in Etch.

On Sun, 13 May 2007 21:04:05 +0200
Joe Hart <j.hart@orange.nl> wrote:

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> � wrote:
> > What application do you think its best for backing up /home files in
> > Debian Etch?
> > 
> > Thank you.
> There are a lot of different ways to go about this.  One of the most
> common programs do do this is tar.
> rsync is good if you have another place that you would like to use as a
> mirror.

There are also various packages that provide scripts that make using
rsync for incremental backups easier (they're basically rsync front
ends, with their own config files). I use rsnapshot. 

> Then there are things like rdiff that let you do incremental backups of
> only things that change.
> You really just need to find the tool that is best for you.
> Joe

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